Isaiah Thomas Broadside Ballads Project

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The Poor little child of a tar, together with Sweet Poll of Plymouth

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Date

1810-1814

Place of Publication

Boston.

Publisher

Coverly, Nathaniel, 1775?-1824, printer.

Subjects

Beggars in literature
Poverty
Poor children
Love in literature
Sailors

First Line

In a little blue garment, all ragged and torn.
Sweet Poll of Plymouth was my dear.
Farewell my dear Polly I'm going.
In the garden of love, like the garden of flora.

Identifiers

BIB ID: 284434
OCLC Control No.: (OCoLC)ocm79644338
OCLC Control No.: (OCoLC)ocn191465919
Ford, W.C. Thomas ballads, 213
AAS General Catalog URL: http://catalog.mwa.org/vwebv/holdingsInfo?bibId=284434
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Physical Dimensions

34 x 24 cm.

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Citation

“The Poor little child of a tar, together with Sweet Poll of Plymouth,” Isaiah Thomas Broadside Ballads Project, accessed June 30, 2022, https://www.americanantiquarian.org/thomasballads/items/show/200.